Editorial

Aram Arkun

Aram Arkun

NEW YORK — A written petition to request a special session of the assembly of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America was submitted on July 22 with enough Diocesan delegates’ signatures to meet the requirement of the[...]

WASHINGTON – When Halle Butvin answered her telephone, the gates were being put up at the blacksmith’s stand at the Armenian Folklife Festival at the National Mall a few days prior to the official opening. She exclaimed happily that[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Ararat Lodge No. 1 of the Knights of Vartan and Arpie Otyag (Chapter) No. 9 held their annual high school graduation recognition and scholarship award ceremony on June 12 in Talanian Hall at Holy Trinity Armenian[...]

YEREVAN and BOSTON — Armenia had its first international art fair, Armenia Art Fair, from May 11 to 14 at the Yerevan Expo Center. Coinciding with a historic period of peaceful revolution in Armenia, it represented a sea change in the[...]

WASHINGTON – The first day of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival began on June 27 with a downpour of rain, but this did not dampen the spirits of the artisans, specialists and volunteers on the National Mall, nor of the guests, many of[...]

MEDFORD, Mass. – The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University held its Food Symposium on food and conflict on April 19 to 20. As part of this symposium, the film “Haven’t We Shared Much Salt and Bread Together” was[...]

MEDFORD, Mass. – The 2018 Tavitian Scholars at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University on April 19 presented a program “Three Milestones that Shaped the Armenian Identity” at Tufts. Gayane Hayrapetyan, head of[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Ararat Lodge No. 1 of the Knights of Vartan and Arpie Otyag (Chapter) No. 9 held their annual high school graduation recognition and scholarship award ceremony on June 12 in Talanian Hall at Holy Trinity Armenian[...]

WATERTOWN – The Zangakner Performing Arts Ensemble gave its final performance with founder Hasmik Konjoyan as director on June 3 at St. James Armenian Church. Konjoyan is moving to California at the end of June. Konjoyan established[...]

NEW YORK – Very Rev. Daniel Findikyan’s election on May 4 as Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America represents a decided change from the past. The installation of any new Primate for the first time after 28[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Armenian General Benevolent Union New England (AGBU NE) District celebrated its 110th anniversary on Saturday, June 2, with a banquet at the Samberg Conference Center at MIT. The unbelievable view of Boston thanks[...]